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Table 2 Percentage change in model performance among ten modelling techniques used to predict A. lumbricoides distribution in Zimbabwe

From: Inclusion of edaphic predictors for enhancement of models to determine distribution of soil-transmitted helminths: the case of Zimbabwe

Model TSS (2)a TSS (1)a % change ROC (2)a ROC (1)a % change
ANN 0.10 0.24 140 0.55 0.58 5
CTA 0.20 0.38 90 0.56 0.72 29
FDA 0.34 0.46 35 0.69 0.78 13
GAM 0.23 0.37 12 0.57 0.67 18
GBM 0.45 0.60 33 0.75 0.76 1
GLM 0.45 0.54 20 0.73 0.74 1
MARS 0.32 0.48 50 0.66 0.74 12
MAXENT 0.32 0.42 31 0.67 0.71 6
RF 0.33 0.42 27 0.68 0.74 9
SRE 0.20 0.52 160 0.49 0.75 53
  1. aEvaluation scores for models with environmental variables only are denoted TSS (2) and ROC (2) and those derived from a set of environmental variables plus edaphic variables are denoted TSS (1) and ROC (1)